Library events, April 14-21, 2019

Library events, April 14-21, 2019

Champaign Public Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

At 12:30 p.m. Monday at the main library, entrepreneurs are invited to learn how to attract customers by using the library's free online resources as part of the Market Research 101 workshop series. Sign up at or call 217-403-2070.

At 2 p.m. Wednesday at the main library, staff members will walk you through the basics of getting started with Pinterest as part of the new Getting Started with Tech series. This is a hands-on workshop using library computers. Sign up at or call 217-403-2070.

From 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the main library, wear your pajamas, bring a stuffed friend and drop in for bedtime stories, songs and fun. The stuffed animals get to have a sleepover in the library. From 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, pick up your buddy and enjoy a slideshow of their overnight adventures.

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Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St.

At 2 p.m. today in the Busey Mills Reading Room, attend a UFLive! concert with Papashoy, featuring old-time klezmer music in the style of the village bands of Yiddish Eastern Europe's own corn country. Bring your dancing shoes for our assortment of lively tunes and your hankies for some sweet, sad melodies. Members of the group are Frances Harris and Amanda Ramey (fiddles), Rob Sweedler (accordion), Rob Krumm (guitar), Charlie Harris (bass) and Cody Jensen (mandolin, xylophone). UFLive! concerts take place on the third Sunday of most months and are made possible by the support of the Urbana Free Library Foundation

To celebrate National Poetry Month, hear original works by members of the Quintessential Poets, all published writers from the Champaign-Urbana area who meet regularly to critique each other's work. Readers will include Frank Modica, John Palen, Elaine Palencia, Karen Steiner and Emily Kerlin. This is their third readings at the library, and it is free and open to the public. The readings starts at 7 p.m. Monday in Lewis Auditorium. Refreshments will be available. The event is co-sponsored with the Urbana Public Arts Program.

At 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Lewis Auditorium, celebrate National Puppetry Day with the Central Illinois Puppetry Guild. Visitors of all ages will make a simple puppet. Stop by the puppet petting zoo and try your hand at puppetry.

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Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion St.

At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the children's program room, youths 5 to 18 can attend Kids' Snack Club, which combines themed stories and snacks to educate young people. This time, kids will make a bacon and egg bunny in a bowl snack. Attendees under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

At 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the Teen Zone Makerspace, youths 8 to 11 can attend the Tween 3-D Printer Class. Registration is required; the class is limited to five participants.

From 10 a.m. to noon Satuday in the second-floor conference room, the DPL Writers' Group will bring together aspiring and accomplished writers of all levels to learn about writing and publishing and to share their work for helpful feedback. This time, bring a few pages of your work in progress to read with the group. Attendees must be 18 and over.

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